Leadership and Support

The Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging is guided by a strong leadership and administrative support team. The team helps manage the center's direction and strategies and provides support for research activities that stretch across all three of Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Center directors

Programs and themes leaders

Center support

  • Administrator: Joshua A. Derr, M.P.A.
  • Operations manager: Kenneth (Ken) J. Pagel, M.A.
  • Senior program coordinator: Shelly K. McCrady-Spitzer, M.S.
  • Program coordinator: Glenda L. Evans
  • Program coordinator: Victoria (Vicki) S. Shea
  • Lead administrative assistant: Lori V. Thesing
  • Administrative assistant: Amy M. Schumacher